MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall percentile is the average of the percentiles for each component in the PC. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive200% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 07 '16 at 01:46
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6400-$180
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 424
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 422
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
PwrHis(1787 201C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 21.19.134.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 162
Reflection 101
Parallax 212
56% 158 fps
MRender 74.9
Gravity 114
Splatting 112
68% 100 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 150 120GB-$89
112GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 430
Mixed 466
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 35
149% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 93.2
136% 251 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Samsung SM951 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$110
82GB free
Firmware: BXW7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,878
Write 666
Mixed 941
254% 1,162 MB/s
4K Read 52.4
4K Write 170
4K Mixed 49.8
233% 90.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 31.8
103% 226 MB/s
Poor: 124%
This bench: 200%
Great: 203%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 191
Mixed 172
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.31
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 113%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB
25GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 154
Write 113
Mixed 129
164% 132 MB/s
4K Read 7.65
4K Write 3.33
4K Mixed 1.76
202% 4.25 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 59%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2833 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 31.3
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 28.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,096 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $148

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $940
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